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YNat Champion Bailey Grinter Gives Verbal Pledge to Tennessee

Bailey Grinter, who swims for Edwardsville High School and Edwardsville YMCA in Edwardsville, Illinois, has given her verbal commitment to the University of Tennessee for the 2017-18 season.

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#5 Recruit Nikol Popov Verbally Commits to Tennessee

Nikol Popov, the 5th-ranked recruit in the high school class of 2017, has verbally committed to the Tennessee Volunteers. She…

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Andrei Minakov Destroys Andrew’s 13-14 100 Fly NAG with 54.04

Andrei Minakov took down Michael Andrew’s 100 fly NAG by over half a second today at Stanford Futures Championships.

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Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits in the Girls High School Class of 2017

For the second straight year, it’s a York YMCA swimmer atop our girls high school recruiting rankings. Last year it was Meghan Small, this time it’s Courtney Harnish (pictured) holding the top value on the recruiting market.

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The Future Is Bright: 23 U.S. 17 & Unders Would Have Scored At NCAAs

23 American swimmers aged 17 and under, including Claire Adams (pictured above) would have scored points in the ‘A’ or ‘B’ finals at this weekend’s 2016 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships.

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Weitzeil Drops Another 46-mid 100 Free to Close American SC Champs

Abbey Weitzeil finished off her spectacular weekend at the 2016 American Short Course Championships with another 46-mid 100 freestyle

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HS Junior Chris Yeager Swims 14:55 in Mile at American SC Champs

The American Short Course Championships, while not technically recognized by USA Swimming as a National Championship meet, still play a…

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Pelton, Bootsma Blast Backstrokes at Winter Nationals SCY Trials

Cal seniors Liz Pelton (above) and Rachel Bootsma moved into the top 3 in the NCAA in the 200 and 100 yard backstrokes, respectively, on Sunday.

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6 More Swimmers Confirmed For US Jr World Championships Team

Brooke Forde, Lauren Pitzer, Nikol Popov, Tatum Wade, Matthew Hirschberger, and Michael Thomas are the most recent additions to USA Swimming’s Junior World Championships Team.

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Escaping The Weather: 2015 Santa Clarita Sectionals (Photo Vault)

The Summer Sectionals in Santa Clarita was a challenging swim meet to pull off because of record rains and lightning. But in the end, the meet admins and volunteers pulled it all together and all races were successfully completed.

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Photo Vault: Canyons Aquatic Club

Photos of Canyons Aquatics Club courtesy of Mitchel Wu, www.mitchelwu.com.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Photo Vault

Santa Margarita senior Katie McLaughlin broke the 100 fly national high school record at CIFSS Division I championships.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Finals – Déjà Vu All Over Again at One of Fastest HS Meets in the US

Santa Margarita junior Grant Shoults swept the 200/500 freestyles and posted the fastest 500 time in history in the independent schools category.

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15-Year-Old Nikol Popov Breaks 100 Yard Breast NAG at CIFSS Division I Finals

Nikol Popov of Valencia High School broke the girls’ 15-16 national age group record in the 100 yard breaststroke during the finals session of CIFSS Division I championships on Saturday in Riverside, California.

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2015 CIF-SS Division I Prelims – Weitzeil, Wasting No Time, Breaks 50 and 100 Free National HS Records

Abbey Weitzeil of Saugus High School finally smiled after her 3rd national high school record at CIFSS Division I prelims on Thursday.

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